’60s African-American Newspaper To Be Digitized

The St. Joseph County Public Library and Indiana University at South Bend’s Civil Rights Heritage Center recently received a LSTA grant from the Indiana State Library to create a digital St. Joseph County African American History Collection.

Among the items to be digitized are issues of the Reformer from 1967-71.  The Reformer documented South Bend’s African-American community at the end of the Civil Rights Movement.

You can read more about this story from the South Bend Tribune.